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Blizzard Magnum 8.1 IQ Max CA Skis with IQ Max 12 Bindings

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The Magnum 8.1 IQ Max CA is the Swiss army knife of the Magnum series. Built around an 81mm waist profile and a medium turn shape the Magnum 8.1 is most happy on trail but has enough width to comfortably slay open bowls and the occasional tree or bump run. With IQ Max Sandwich Compound Sidewall construction as its backbone the Magnum 8.1 has all the strength you could ever ask for and edge hold that last for days. Even the Biggest of skiers will find it impossible to overpower a properly sized Magnum 8.1. Backing up the construction is a full wood core which adds huge amounts of pop and power to the Magnum 8.1 and helps it kill vibration for a very connected feel with the snow. To help make the Magnum 8.1 as versatile as possible it gets slight tip rocker. Serving two purposes the tip rocker allows the Magnum 8.1 to enter turns with little effort considering how much energy it gives back and allows the tip of the ski to plane above chop and soft snow for a smooth feel on inconsistent snow. Topping the 8.1 off is the IQ Max binding system, specifically designed to increase the edge to edge quickness of skis over 80mm underfoot. The end result is a ski that loves to turn, does so easily, and will never let go. For on trail dominance with the ability to comfortably dabble in off trail conditions hop on the Magnum 8.1 IQ Max.


Skill Range:    


  • IQ Max Sandwich Compound Sidewall Construction - Long Way To Say Endless Edge Hold
  • Beech/Poplar Wood Core - A Very Lively Ski With Good Vibration Damping
  • IQ Max Binding System - Increases Edge To Edge Quickness And Is Specifically Designed For Skis 80mm And Wider
  • 81mm Waist - Primarily On Trail Ski With Good Softer Snow Performance
  • 65% On Trail 35% Off Trail

Ski Specifications

Ski Gear Intended Use: All Mountain
Type: All-Mountain Skis (75-90)
Bindings Included: Yes
What Binding is Included?: IQ Max 12
Binding DIN: 4-12
Binding Weight Range: 94-264 lbs.
Waist Width: 81mm
Tip/Waist/Tail Widths: 121/81/108mm (@172cm)
Tail Profile: Flared
Rocker: Tip Rocker/Camber
Turn Radius: 16-20
Actual Turn Radius @ Specified Length: 17.0m (@172cm)
Construction Type: Sidewall
Core Material: Wood w/ Metal Laminate
Base Material: Sintered
Used: No
Titanium: No
Special Features: IQ Max Sandwich Compound Sidewall with Titanium
Special Features: IQ Max Binding Integration
Warranty: One Year
Skill Range:
Model Year: 2011
Model Number: 83861800 001 158
Product ID: 276570
Blizzard Magnum 8.1 IQ Max CA Skis with IQ Max 12 Bindings

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From : Portsmouth, NH
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PROS :
  • Fast And Handle Great
CONS :
  • None
BEST USES :
  • On All Conditions

5.0
Awesome Fun Skis
Comments:
Great for New England Skiing! Got them late spring...can't wait to try them on powder.
 
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BOTTOM LINE : 
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
 
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From : Seattle
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5.0
Just buy em
Comments:
Just roll your ankle and hang on. turn on a dime but very stable at high speed. excellent all moutain ski. I'm skiing like I did 15 years ago. Technology is a wonderful thing.
 
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  • No
 
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
 
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From : Seattle
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5.0
awsome ski
Comments:
im skiing like I was 15 years ago. Easy to turn. Just roll your ankle and hang on. extremeley stable at high speed
 
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  • No
 
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
 
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Q: Would these skis also be descent in the park a swell?
Asked : Aug 18, 2013
By : steller98, Pottsville, PA
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A: The Blizzard Magnum 8.1 IQ Max skis are an all mountain carving ski and will not perform well in the park.
Answered : Aug 20, 2013
By : Dru, Customer Care
Q: I am a strong athletic 58 year old, 5' 10", 175 lb intermediate that skis mostly west cost groomers but do venture off trail. I'm fairly aggressive and like to ski fast. Plan on beginning with NASTAR this year. I like the looks and reviews on this ski but want to make sure I'm getting the right ski and size?
Asked : Aug 11, 2013
By : Jerry, Sylacauga,, AL
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A: At your height, weight and skill level, the 172cm Blizzard Magnum 8.1 IQ Max CA skis will be an ideal choice for you. As a slightly fatter all mountain carver, it will allow you to charge the slopes but still handle off piste conditions on those days where you are feeling daring. All in all this would make a great ski for you.
Answered : Aug 12, 2013
By : Dru, Customer Care
Q: I am 6' 2 and 190 lbs...advanced-intermediate to advanced eastern skier who sticks to front side most of the time, but when out west will do bowls, etc. Is the 172 cm length appropriate for me in this model?
Asked : Apr 03, 2013
By : TeeDub, Massachusetts
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A: Absolutely, the 172cm Blizzard Magnum 8.1 IQ skis will be perfect for you at your height, weight and skill level.
Answered : Apr 03, 2013
By : Dru, Customer Care
Q: Hi, it's Ken here. I am 6'1. 220 lbs. . Average skier. Used the Blizzard Magnum 8.0 CA skies in Europe. Would the magnum 8.1 IQ be a better ski due to weight and ability restraints.
Asked : Jan 10, 2013
By : ken, Australia
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A: The Blizzard Magnum 8.1 IQ skis will actually perform fairly identically to the 8.0 CA's you had skied prior. The bindings will be hefty enough to hold you even at a higher weight.
Answered : Jan 10, 2013
By : Dru, Customer Care
Q: What is a "CA" ski?
Asked : Nov 20, 2012
By : Mike, New York
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A: "CA" refers to the construction of the ski. For this model is represents the carbon/metal laminate, full sidewall construction.
Answered : Nov 26, 2012
By : Thom, Product Specialist
 

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